Junior Merchandiser

Location
City of London
Salary
£32000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
16 Sep 2016
Closes
14 Oct 2016
Ref
RC JM
Contact
Rebecca Cannell
Function
Merchandiser
Sector
Womenswear
Job Type
Permanent
We have partnered with a beautiful, premium ladieswear brand, seeking an autonomous Junior Merchandiser to join their team.

The Candidate:

*As a dynamic new Retail division, this person must be a person who can work with their own initiative excellent multitasking abilities who likes a challenge and a diverse workload - system and numerical focused with a "can do" approach to the business. Efficient and hardworking with excellent time management skills.



Responsibilities:
*To be responsible for the forward forecasting of turnover to ensure profitability of the business

*Supporting on sales and markdown planning and loading these on the system. Reviewing margin in line with plan.

*Support in the preparation on the buying plans and category buying plans. Per store, managing a total of 18 retail concessions with further growth in the pipeline across 2 brands. Betty and Co our lifestyle focus brand and Modern classic Line.

*Ideally someone with history of working with an online department store business, loading pricat and product files, markdown files in season preferred but not necessary

Commercial Awareness

*Work in collaboration with the Head of Retail and Concession Managers to ensure appropriate pricing, quantities and other issues affecting the commerciality of the product range, within the targets set by the CEO

*Propose and action seasonal classic buys by line across all departments fitting in with relevant OTB, Control replenishment weekly and manage the automatic replenishment of the never out of stock product

*Ensure all new store packages are built correctly according to space, sales and customer profile

*To issue options by range



Operational Process

*Update WSSI' and buy summaries/otb monitor to maximise opportunities and minimise risk

*Analyse Range plan requirements and product reporting seasonally compiling clear overviews to HO In Germany. Review Pricing and Margin seasonally
*Plan and forecast WSSI's looking at sales and stock

*Set up seasonally and update weekly stock targets/ Control the sales sheet management with finance updates from head office in Germany and liaise with them on forecast revisions

*Forecast/actualise the sale doc and to manage cost of markdown per department.

*Margin control forecasting throughout the season requirement

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